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A new father, killed on his way home from the hospital: Tragedy strikes in Cotuit

A US Marine veteran who was on the way home from Cape Cod Hospital two days after his daughter’s birth when he was killed in a crash early Saturday.

The Rev. Robert S. White, head of the Stigmatine Fathers and Brothers, says his order wants to remain on its hilltop property in Waltham, which has been its American headquarters for almost a century.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Waltham votes to seize priests’ bucolic home and build a high school on the property

A tiny order of Catholic priests is threatening to go to court after the Waltham City Council voted last month to take their bucolic 46-acre property to build a campus-style high school.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/12/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Healey_Riverdale_07.jpg Steel tariffs make lobster traps more expensive. Lobster tariffs make the traps harder to buy

A Northbridge factory that makes the wire mesh for most of the commercial lobster traps in the US is struggling with higher costs from new tariffs on foreign steel.

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Deal struck to impose hotel tax on Airbnb units

It could raise at least $25 million a year for the state and a similar amount for cities and towns.

Adrian Walker

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/walker%20(3)-18645.jpg Despite persistent bias, Trial Court chief says she is committed to change

Paula Carey says her courts have made headway since an earlier report.

The Nation

Trump says he would shut down government if Democrats don’t agree to his immigration proposals

President Trump, who praised the economy in remarks last week, returned Sunday to the subject of immigration.

By Philip Rucker and Robert Costa

The warning escalates the stakes ahead of a Sept. 30 government funding deadline.

Paul Manafort’s first trial to start Tuesday

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort faces financial fraud charges.

By Sharon LaFraniere

The charges against the former Trump campaign chairman stem from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

New Veterans Affairs chief plans to reassign, sideline Trump loyalists in agency

Then VA secretary nominee Robert Wilkie testifying on Capitol Hill in June.

By Lisa Rein

Robert Wilkie wants to ease lawmakers’ continued concern that the VA has become highly politicized.

The World

Robert Mugabe denounces his own party on eve of election in Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe held a press conference at his residence in Harare, Zimbabwe.

By Max Bearak

The former president all but announced that he will vote for the opposition party he spent years suppressing.

Palestinian teenager who slapped Israeli soldier is released from jail

By Isabel Kershner

Ahed Tamimi, the West Bank teenage firebrand who rose to international prominence, now plans to study law.

Strong quake hits Indonesian island, killing at least 14

A view of a collapsed house after an earthquake struck in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, on Sunday.

By Niniek Karmini and Ali Kotarumalos

The quake damaged more than 1,000 houses and was felt in a wider area, including on Bali.

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

Faneuil Hall’s slave legacy

An artist’s proposal for the site confronts the city’s legacy of slavery in a fruitful way.

Opinion | Margery Eagan

A mother fights the opioid war after her son’s overdose death

By Margery Eagan

Judy Rosa describes the epidemic as a war.

Opinion | Michael Wagner

The future of health care is already here

Tobey Hospital, in Wareham, holds multiple community classes, including for those with health problems and those recovering from a heart attack, heart surgery, or heart disease.

By Michael Wagner

It will just require a new way of thinking and spending.

Metro

State Senator Barbara L’Italien secures $16m in funds for Lowell — for a city she doesn’t represent

By Matt Stout

As she vies in a crowded congressional primary, she has repeatedly filed, and helped pass, earmarks for Lowell, the largest city in the Third District — and one she doesn’t currently represent.

Waltham votes to seize priests’ bucolic home and build a high school on the property

The Rev. Robert S. White, head of the Stigmatine Fathers and Brothers, says his order wants to remain on its hilltop property in Waltham, which has been its American headquarters for almost a century.

By Michael Levenson

A tiny order of Catholic priests is threatening to go to court after the Waltham City Council voted last month to take their bucolic 46-acre property to build a campus-style high school.

Names

Auction winner and family members huddle up with coach Belichick

Auction winner Aidan Browne, his grandson Ciaran, and Bill Belichick

By Maddie Kilgannon

Aidan Browne got the opportunity by winning an auction that benefits the Bill Belichick Foundation.

More Stories

A $200,000 violin turns up at a Somerville pawn shop

By Emily Sweeney and Travis Andersen

Ask Amy

Grandma might be drinking again

By Amy Dickinson

TV Critic’s Corner

Change of plans for Coen brothers’ ‘Ballad’

By Matthew Gilbert

Week Ahead

Get festive in Newburyport and Scituate

By Marcia Dick

Chess notes

By Chris Chase

Music Review

Fist-pumping alienation from Radiohead

By Marc Hirsh

Music Review

Curveball moments at Newport Folk Festival

By Stuart Munro

Names

Pizza powers Boy George’s performance

By Maddie Kilgannon

Business & Tech

Steel tariffs make lobster traps more expensive. Lobster tariffs make the traps harder to buy

Cliff Lowell secured a spool of steel mesh at Riverdale Mills in Northbridge.

By Alex Gailey

A Northbridge factory that makes the wire mesh for most of the commercial lobster traps in the US is struggling with higher costs from new tariffs on foreign steel.

Deal struck to impose hotel tax on Airbnb units

By Jon Chesto and Tim Logan

It could raise at least $25 million a year for the state and a similar amount for cities and towns.

STAT

Documents raise alarm over Watson’s diagnostic flaws

By Casey Ross and Ike Swetlitz

IBM says it’s made improvements in the way the supercomputer uses data.

Obituaries

Pat de Groot, artist and mainstay of Provincetown’s art scene, dies at 88

Pat de Groot (seen with her dog Atisha) became as much a Provincetown mainstay as the birds and sunsets she painted. A former president of Provincetown’s Fine Arts Work Center, Ms. de Groot worked at the Paris Review in the literary journal’s early years, and later designed books in New York City.

By Bryan Marquard

A daughter of British landed gentry, Ms. de Groot was former president of Provincetown’s Fine Arts Work Center.

Maryon Allen, 92; talked her way to Senate absentee rate record

During her five months in office in 1978, Mrs. Allen missed 155 of 356 roll-call votes.

By Matt Schudel

During her five-month tenure, she was known as a tart-tongued gadfly, a storyteller of epic proportions, and a disengaged legislator.

PGA Tour star Bruce Lietzke dies at 67

Mr. Lietzke won seven times on the senior tour and finished second to John Daly in the 1991 PGA Championship. Above, he teed off at the FedEx Kinko’s Classic in Texas in 2008.

Mr. Lietzke played in the United States’ 1981 Ryder Cup victory in England, and finished second to John Daly in the 1991 PGA Championship.

Sports

Dan Shaughnessy

Tales and takeaways from the newest Hall of Fame inductees in Cooperstown

Seeing the Celtics and Lakers play at Boston Garden was on the bucket list for National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Alan Trammell.

By Dan Shaughnessy

Alan Trammell’s bucket list trip to Boston Garden was among the stories told this weekend.

Peter Abraham | On Baseball

Grieving Alex Cora found solace fleeting in Red Sox shutout win

Boston MA 7/29/18 Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora on the bench against the Minnesota Twins during seventh inning MLB action at Fenway Park. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

By Peter Abraham

The Red Sox manager mourned loss of Ari Arteaga, the 16-year-old son of his best friend, J.D. Arteaga, who was killed in a car accident Saturday in Miami.

Nora Princiotti

Think you could pass any of the Patriots’ conditioning tests?

New England Patriots tackle Marcus  (61) warms up during the team's NFL football training camp in Foxborough, Mass., Friday, July 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

By Nora Princiotti

The annual training camp conditioning test is a series of runs players must complete under certain times.